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XBALANQUE

Picture of the Mayan Hero God XBALANQUE from our Mayan mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mayan Hero God

Also known as BALANQUE, GOD-CH, YAX-BALAM, IXBALANQUE, IX-BALANQUE, IX-BALANGUE

Moon God and celebrity ball game hero

One of the sporty HERO-TWINS. With his brother HUNAHPU he took part in the Underworld Cup Final and totally thrashed the opposition.

With many exciting adventures under his belt he was elevated to Moon God. Every day when the sun goes down, he tosses the stars across the dark empty heavens. This is good practice for his throwing arm.

The name XBALANQUE is pronounced "Shh-ballankay" in case you were wondering. He’s also known as God CH, which is much easier to spell.

XBALANQUE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : XBALANQUE
Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Heroics
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BALANQUE, GOD-CH, YAX-BALAM, IXBALANQUE, IX-BALANQUE, IX-BALANGUE
Popularity index : 17563

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Article last updated on 08 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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